The scoop from the scoopers.
JellyNYC Confirms ’08 Pool Parties – This is where The Breeders will be playing, making it one of those free gigs. I may actually attempt to brave this hipster cesspool party this year just for them.
Brooklyn Skeptic checks out McCarren now before it’s too late. Oooo pretty flowers.
The city is planning to give us new ferry routes. Greenpoint’s on the docket to get one in a couple of years.
Cool In Your Code is a little behind the times on The Point. “This old, quiet and still affordable neighborhood is often forgotten about as it is situated between the hot spots of Williamsburg and Long Island City.” Um, didn’t that whole “LIC as a hot spot” thing totally never happen?
SummerScreen in McCarren Park is back. I never checked this out before but I’ve been dying to watch The Virgin Suicides again so I think I might make it there this year. – Via Brooklyn Vegan
Casting is going on now for “Niki Gets Lost In BushDick”. Damn you NetFlix for not carrying porn!
Brooklyn Paper reports the first ever Microsoft store might be coming to the old Williamsburgh Savings Bank.
NYDN reports that more than 30% of Brooklynites spend half of their paychecks on rent. I know I fall into that percentile. God, doesn’t that suck?
The old Engine 212 on Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg is going to be a community center.